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Marty Schumacher

Electrical Trainer/Plans Examiner,

Career Summary:

Marty Schumacher worked as a Howard County electrical inspector for 17 years and is currently Howard County's Electrical Plans Examiner. He holds a Maryland master electricians license, journeyman's license, and is a member of the NFPA, IAEI, AFAA and is a IAEI Certified Master Inspector(CEI-M), ICC certified commercial electrical inspector, residential inspector, electrical plans examiner and MD State Fire Marshall 3rd party inspector. Marty serves on five Underwriters Laboratories(UL) standards technical panels (489,498,498A,506,1682) and in 2013, the Chesapeake Chapter of the International Association of Electrical Inspectors, voted Marty in as its next President. As a trained electrician and former electrical contractor, Marty brings his lifetime of learning and over 20 years as a code instructor into all of his classes. His high energy, dynamic approach and years of developing unique techniques and skills as an expert speaker, will help you in all of your electrical code training needs. His background as a musician, Sunday School teacher, auctioneer, master of ceremonies, and many more public speaking engagements, have uniquely prepared him for teaching. Classroom Training In July of 2009, Marty won the "Top Gun Instructor" award in Orlando, Florida at the Mike Holt, "Train the Trainer seminar." Twenty Eight instructors from all over the country chose Marty as the "Top Gun", and Mike Holt awarded him this distinct honor. Marty is active on numerous electrical boards and committees nationally as well as the state of Maryland and is committed to giving back to the industry that he loves. A lifelong Marylander, Marty lives in Westminster with his wife Trish, and their 3 children.
Specialties: NFPA70, Master Exam Prep, Grounding and Bonding, IECC, Generators and Emergency Systems, Arc Flash/NFPA70E

Current Roles:

Professional Electrical Code Trainer, Electrical Plans Examiner


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